Americo Sampaio (Brazil)
Americo Sampaio works as a Professor at the Postgraduate Program in Computing at University of Fortaleza and has been involved in several cloud computing projects collaborating with companies and other universities especially in the area of building solutions for deploying and evaluating IaaS cloud applications. One of these apps is "CloudCapacitor".
Americo holds a Ph.D. in Computing from Lancaster University, U.K and a Post-Doc from SAP Research United Kingdom (CEC Belfast) where he initiated his research with cloud computing involved with the Reservoir European Cloud Project. Moreover, Americo has supervised several postgraduate students as well as published several scientific papers on journals and conference proceedings.